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it plans to resume research whaling. south korea made the announcement at a meeting in panama city of the international whaling commission, or iwc. delegate kang joon-suk says his country may start hunting whales again. the fishermen are complaining it's defeating fishing stocks. they will submit a tropt the next iwc commission. kang sought support from the other commission members. he says cultural diversity should be respected. south korea's decision angered nations that oppose whaling. >> i am very disappointed by the announcement by south korea. we are completely opposed to whaling. there's no excuse for scientific whaling. and i have instructed our ambassador in south korea to raise this matter today at the highest levels of the korean government. >> we hope there will be a period of reflection so that international reaction can be taken into account by korean decisionmakers. >> macaulay says the mammals are already targeted by japan, and south korea's move is a setback for whale conservation. japan conducts research whaling in the antarctic and pacific oceans under an interna
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